26th July - Law News

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FOCUS OF THE DAY:  This row over Liz Truss as lord chancellor isn’t about gender. It’s about the law, according to former Lord Chancellor Charles Falconer. Of course it’s brilliant that Britain has a female lord chancellor. But she lacks the relevant qualifications and authority to defend the law. Full story - Guardian Law

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Today's video story: Shocking footage of abuse in an Australian juvenile detention center has been aired on Australian national television. The video dates back to 2014, when several young boys were held in solitary confinement and tear-gassed by guards. The authorities defended the actions of the guards at the time, congratulating them, as well as their guard dog, for their work.